Irish Breakfast

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Irish Breakfast Tea is a robust and full-bodied black tea blend, traditionally enjoyed with milk and sugar. It is known for its strong, malty flavor and is often consumed as a hearty morning beverage. 

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Black tea – fine tea blends.
Irish Breakfast ORGANIC

Irish Breakfast Tea is a robust and full-bodied black tea blend, traditionally enjoyed with milk and sugar. It is known for its strong, malty flavor and is often consumed as a hearty morning beverage.

 Features of Irish Breakfast Tea

  • Blend of Black Teas: Typically a blend of Assam and Ceylon teas, known for their bold and brisk flavors.
  • Strong Flavor: Full-bodied and robust, with a malty richness.
  • High Caffeine Content: Provides a significant energy boost, making it ideal for breakfast.
  • Rich Color: Brews to a deep, reddish-brown hue.

Flavor Profile

  • Malty and Bold: Dominant malty notes, particularly from Assam tea, provide a hearty and rich flavor.
  • Brisk and Bright: The inclusion of Ceylon tea adds a bright, brisk quality to the blend.
  • Slightly Sweet: Some blends may have subtle sweet undertones.

Benefits of Irish Breakfast Tea

  • High in Antioxidants: Supports overall health and helps combat oxidative stress.
  • Boosts Energy: High caffeine content provides a natural and sustained energy boost.
  • Aids Digestion: Can help improve digestion and soothe the stomach.
  • Supports Heart Health: Regular consumption of black tea is linked to improved cardiovascular health.

Serving Suggestions

  • Traditional: Serve hot with a splash of milk and a sweetener like sugar or honey.
  • Iced: Brew a stronger concentrate and pour over ice for a refreshing iced tea.
  • Pairing: Enjoy with a hearty breakfast, including items like eggs, bacon, sausages, and toast.

Tips for Enjoying Irish Breakfast Tea

  • Quality Water: Use filtered or spring water to enhance the tea’s flavor.
  • Freshness: Store tea leaves in an airtight container away from light, heat, and moisture to maintain freshness.
  • Experiment: Adjust the amount of tea and steeping time to find your perfect cup.

Potential Enhancements

  • Spices: Add a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg for a spiced tea variation.
  • Herbs: Infuse with fresh mint or basil leaves for an herbal twist.
  • Citrus: Add a slice of lemon for a bright, citrusy note.

Recipe Example: Classic Irish Breakfast Tea


  • 1 teaspoon Irish Breakfast Tea leaves 
  • 1 cup boiling water ( 100°C)
  • Optional: Milk, sugar, or honey


  1. Measure 1 teaspoon of tea leaves or use 1 tea bag and place it in a teapot.
  2. Boil 1 cup of water to (100°C).
  3. Pour the boiling water over the tea leaves or tea bag and steep for 3-5 minutes.
  4. Strain the tea into a cup.
  5. Add milk and sugar or honey if desired, and enjoy!

Irish Breakfast Tea offers a robust and energizing start to the day with its strong, malty flavor and rich color. Whether enjoyed traditionally with milk and sugar or customized with spices and herbs, this tea is a perfect companion to a hearty breakfast.

The base of the Irish breakfast tea is a strong black Assam tea from India that is well known for its dark color, strong flavor and malty aroma.

Due to its strength, it is commonly served with milk, but may also be consumed black, with sugar, even with honey. Irish breakfast tea has a robust,
malty character, and is red in color.
A definite must  for each lover of such tea types and, of course, for all friends of the Green Island.

How to prepare:

quantity: 13 g/l (approx. 2.5g per cup)

temperature: 100 C

brewing time: 3 to 5 minutes

Multiple infusion: Can hold a second infusion

Food pairing: hearty foods, breakfast foods, chocolate, custard or lemon desserts, even pizza

Nutritional value :

100 ml Tea* contains on average
  • Energy  8 kJ / 2 kcal
  • Fat  < 0,1 g
  • of which saturates  < 0,1 g
  • Carbohydrate  < 0,1 g
  • Sugars  < 0,1 g
  • Nutritional value  0,4 g
  • Sodium  < 0,01 g

Article number: 81544

1 review for Irish Breakfast

  1. Mark (verified owner)

    Good product, good price, prompt delivery.

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